Children: Sore Throat or Allergies?

“Mom, my throat feels scratchy…” – when children complain about a sore throat, most parents rightfully assume that their kid is dealing with a common cold. But that’s not always the case: an irritated and scratchy throat doesn’t have to indicate a cold or a flu-like infection – it could also be an allergy. Common … Continued

How To Dust Mite Proof Your Home

When you suffer from a pollen allergy, it’s natural to spend most of your time during peak allergy season indoors to avoid symptoms as best as you can. But what can you do if the enemy is in your house? In your bed, even? The truth is that you can’t fully remove house dust mites … Continued

O Christmas Tree … is it an allergy?

The holiday season is in full swing – time to deck the halls! But beware: If you suddenly find yourself sneezing, fatigued, and with a runny nose during the most wonderful time of the year, it might not be a cold. It could be an allergy, and your Christmas tree might be the culprit.   … Continued

Top 10 spots in your home mold can hide in

Mold can be sneaky – it is one of the most common living organisms in the world, yet it hides very well and often grows undetected. It could be spreading in your home too, and you might not even be aware of it. The word mold is an umbrella term for a diverse number of … Continued

The allergic march – explanation and prevention

Allergic diseases often begin in early life and progress over time. It starts with an infant suffering from atopic dermatitis (eczema), then developing food allergies as a toddler. As a young adolescent, they experience symptoms of hay fever, and end up dealing with asthma as an adult. This natural progression of allergic diseases is called … Continued